Tap water is one of our most important and basic necessities. Most Australians don’t have to worry about getting sick from the water they’re supplied with. The downside of ensuring safe drinking water is the lingering taste and smell of disinfectant, causing many people to opt for a water filtering system (read more here). Water treatment…Read More Standard on drinking water treatment units open for public comment
Perth home owners are being warned about bogus door to door water testers who give the impression that they are from the Government, but are really sellers of water filtration systems. Several reports have been received about the door knockers, some in high-vis vests, who tell householders they are testing water quality in the area…Read More Don’t be fooled by bogus door to door water testers
Alternative Technology Association’s review lays a strong business case for residential and commercial users.Read More Research shows that water-efficient technology saves money as well as water
CFA Standards reps are helping to shape the future of water saving appliancesRead More Water efficient products could help Australians save a billion dollars
More frequent bills help consumers with budget managementRead More WACOSS welcomes bi-monthly water bills
Revised water plan welcomed by consumer advocatesRead More Victorian water price rises lower than feared
John Henry points out flaws in carbon footprints, water footprints etcRead More Does product environmental foot-printing help? Mostly ‘no’.
CHOICE’s 2012 Shonky Awards expose 8 consumer lemonsRead More Which is more Shonky: the water wasting lemon or the Cabcharge gouge?
Consumer advocate groups are urging the Government to reconsider credit reporting reforms to prevent life changing mistakes.Read More Consumer groups fear small debts could lead to big problems for Australian consumers
ACCC chairman Rod Sims today outlined the importance of regulators and Ombudsmen working together to identify issues that pose harm to consumers.Read More ACCC and Ombudsmen an important connection in consumer protection
Attend a discussion about CUAC’s new report WEIN, PAEN, YA ANG GIM: VICTORIAN ABORIGINAL EXPERIENCES OF ENERGY AND WATER – Monday December 5 at Thornbury, VictoriaRead More Invitation to discuss Aboriginal consumers’ experience of energy and water
The Productivity Commission’s report on its Inquiry into Australia’s Urban Water Sector is a mixed bag for water consumers, but it strongly endorses the need for consumer advocacy on water policy and on consumer policy generally.Read More Productivity Commission reconfirms need for national consumer advocacy and research